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President Obama charted a new direction for U.S. policy toward Latin America. Now it's time for him and his allies to make good on the promise.
Haitians are waiting to see whether Obama will drop policies that have failed both our oldest neighbor and our highest ideals for over two centuries.
The South American nation offers the U.S. an opportunity to bring change that matters to relations with all of Latin America.
The new administration needs to move beyond the nation's imperial tradition in this hemisphere.
The prospect of progressive leadership coming to power in El Salvador's March 15 presidential elections should prompt a new U.S. policy toward Central America.
As the Obama administration develops its policy towards Mexico, it should dismiss both unfounded alarmism and unbridled optimism.
Creating new visions for the economy and climate at the World Social Forum.
Chávez's popular social programs propelled him to a decisive referendum victory, but the question of how to sustain them will be key in determining what happens next in Venezuela.
More respect and better policies especially regarding Cuba, drugs, and immigration are crucial to building a constructive partnership.
Many Canadians hope that Obama's visit will inspire some fresh thinking among their own politicians especially about revamping NAFTA.